Platini pleaded for the innocence of it after cross-questioning about the assignment of world cup to Qatar
June 18, 2019 10:30 am
18-06-19 10:30 am
Recent updated: 4 hours ago
Updated: 4 hours ago
Michel Platini, it is Tuesday morning being questioned by French prosecutors in an investigation of corruption in the allotment of the fifa world cup 2022 in Qatar. The former football player and the president of the European bond and UEFA, said his innocence.
“Michel Platini has quietly answered all the questions”, says William Bourdon, the lawyer of French nationality, Tuesday afternoon, in a statement. “He can’t be blamed, and claims that he doesn’t know some of the facts which he has nothing to do with it. He has a lot of confidence in what is going to happen.”
The French onderzoekssite Mediapart reported Tuesday morning that Platini was held in the premises of the anti-corruption unit prosecutors in Nanterre-la défense, just outside Paris, france. A spokesperson for the French prosecutor’s office, reported to CNN that Platini is in custody, has been taken in for questioning, but he has not been arrested or charged, it is.